SESSION: Morning of Day Three – 4 More Bills & 1 Resolutions Advance to Third Reading File

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Guam – Majority Leader and Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory Respicio reports that four bills and two resolutions were discussed this morning [Wednesday] on Day 3 of the current Legislative Session. All of them were moved to the third reading file.

READ the release from Senator Respicio below:

June 19, 2013
For Immediate Release
SENATOR RESPICIO ISSUES SESSION UPDATE
(Hagåtña, Guam) Senator Rory J. Respicio, Chairperson of the Committee on Rules, reports that during this morning’s Session, Senators of the 32nd Guam Legislature discussed listed below. Session will resume this afternoon at 2:00 p.m.


June 19, 2013
For Immediate Release
SENATOR RESPICIO ISSUES SESSION UPDATE
(Hagåtña, Guam) Senator Rory J. Respicio, Chairperson of the Committee on Rules, reports that during this morning’s Session, Senators of the 32nd Guam Legislature discussed listed below. Session will resume this afternoon at 2:00 p.m.

SESSION DAY 3: Wednesday Morning – June 19

Bills:
 
1. Bill No. 117-32(COR) – T.R. Muña Barnes, J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., Brant T. McCreadie
AN ACT TO AMEND §§3705 AND 3707 OF ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16 GCA, RELATIVE TO EXPANDING THE DUTIES OF THE GUAM POLICE DEPARTMENT COMMUNITY ASSISTED POLICING EFFORT (CAPE) VOLUNTEERS TO INCLUDE ENFORCEMENT OF THE HANDBILLING ACT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

2. Bill No. 119-32(COR) as Substituted- V. Anthony Ada, Chris M. Dueñas
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 37 OF 9GCA RELATIVE TO HOME INVASION. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

3. Bill No. 120-32(LS) as Substituted – Frank B. Aguon, Jr., R.J. Respicio, T. C. Ada, A. A. Yamashita, Ph.D., V. Anthony Ada, Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., B. J.F. Cruz, T. R. Muña Barnes, Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D.
AN ACT RELATIVE TO HONORING GUAM’S MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE COURAGEOUSLY AND SELFLESSLY SERVED OUR ISLAND PEOPLE AND OUR NATION IN THE WAR ON TERROR AND WHO HAVE MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE, THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FALLEN HEROES MONUMENT; THROUGH ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION §79601.2 TO CHAPTER 79, ARTICLE 6, TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

4. Bill No. 123-32(LS) – Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D, D.G. Rodriguez, Jr., T. R. Muña Barnes, R.J. Respicio, Chris M. Dueñas

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($400,000.00) ESCHEATED TO THE GENERAL FUND, PURSUANT TO §21116 OF CHAPTER 21, DIVISION 2, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE AGENCY’S TRANSACTION PROCESSING SYSTEM. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

5. Bill No. 127-32 (LS) – Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D., T. R. Muña Barnes, R.J. Respicio, Chris M. Dueñas
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($100,000.00) ESCHEATED TO THE GENERAL FUND, PURSUANT TO §21116 OF CHAPTER 21, DIVISION 2, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE OBJECTIVES OF P.L. 31‐ 135, ALSO KNOWN AS THE “CASH ECONOMY ENFORCEMENT ACTOF 2011” *Moved to 3rd Reading File

Resolutions:

1. Resolution No. 106 -32 (COR) – J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., T.R. Muña Barnes

RELATIVE TO SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PUBLIC POLICY, INVESTMENT AND OPERATIONAL FRAME WORK FOR ESTABLISHING A SUSTAINABLE AND GREEN CRUISE INDUSTRY IN MICRONESIA WITH GUAM SERVING AS THE REGIONAL HUB. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

SESSION DAY 2:  Tuesday, June 18

1. Bill No. 100-32(LS) – J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D.
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ITEM (e) TO §21116 OF CHAPTER 21, DIVISION 2, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO REQUIRING THE DEPOSIT OF UNCLAIMED OR UNPAID TAX REFUND CHECKS INTO THE INCOME TAX REFUND RESERVE FUND. *Discussion Suspended

2. Bill No. 109-32(COR) as Amended – M.F.Q. San Nicolas, B.J.F. Cruz
AN ACT TO AMEND §26205 OF ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 26, TITLE 11, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO INCREASING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON THE COLLECTION OF UNPAID BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX TO TEN (10) YEARS. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

3. Bill No. 113-32 (COR) as Substituted- T.R. Muña Barnes, F.B. Aguon, Jr., B.J.F. Cruz, J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., R.J. Respicio
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW SECTION 16 TO CHAPTER X OF PUBLIC LAW 31-233 (GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2013) MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FROM THE TOURIST ATTRACTION FUND (TAF) TO DUK DUK GOOSE, INC. TO COVER PRODUCTION COSTS FOR A CULTURAL CHILDREN’S TELEVISION PROGRAM. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

4. Bill No. 114-32(COR) as Substituted – T.R. Muña Barnes, B.J.F. Cruz, J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., F.B. Aguon, Jr., R.J. Respicio

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW SECTION 16 TO CHAPTER X OF PUBLIC LAW 31-233 (GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2013) MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FROM THE TOURIST ATTRACTION FUND (TAF) TO HURAO ACADEMY, INC. TO CONTINUE THEIR MISSION IN PROMOTING AND PERPETUATING THE CHAMORU LANGUAGE AND CULTURE. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

5. Bill No. 115-32(COR) as Substituted- T.R. Muña Barnes, B.J.F. Cruz, J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., F.B. Aguon, Jr., R.J. Respicio
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW SECTION 16 TO CHAPTER X OF PUBLIC LAW 31-233 (GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2013) MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FROM THE TOURIST ATTRACTION FUND (TAF) TO INETNON GEFPÅ’GO CULTURAL ARTS PROGRAM, INC. FOR THE PURPOSES OF DEVELOPING A SOUTHERN VISITOR ATTRACTION VENUE AT THE INARAJAN GARDEN HOUSE (IGH). *Moved to 3rd Reading File

SESSION DAY 1:  Monday Session

1. Bill No. 48-32 (LS) as Substituted – R.J. Respicio, T.C. Ada, B.J.F. Cruz

AN ACT TO DEFINE THE EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS, LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS, AND MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

2. Bill No. 84-32(COR) as Amended – V.C. Pangelinan, T.R. Muña Barnes
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION (f) to SECTION 2, PART III, CHAPTER II OF PUBLIC LAW 31-233, RELATIVE TO THE APPROPRIATION TO THE GUAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM *Moved to 3rd Reading File

3. Bill No. 86-32(COR) as Amended – T.C. Ada
AN ACT TO ADD §10238 TO ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 12 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED TO AUTHORIZE THE JOSE D. LEON GUERRERO PORT AUTHORITY OF GUAM (PORT) TO WAIVE SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY TO SATISFY A PREREQUISITE FOR APPROVAL OF A $10,000,000 COMMERCIAL LOAN *Moved to 3rd Reading File

4. Bill No. 89-32(COR) – M.F.Q. San Nicolas

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE 17 TO CHAPTER 22, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE RESPONSIBLE RESERVE FUND. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

5. Bill No. 92-32(COR) – Michael T. Limtiaco, T.R. Muña Barnes

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW SUB-ITEM (1) TO 21 GCA § 61103(q), RELATIVE TO DEFINING A BED AND BREAKFAST; TO AMEND 21 GCA § 61305, 21 GCA § 61306, AND 21 GCA § 61307, RELATIVE TO ADDING A BED AND BREAKFAST TO THE LIST OF USES PERMITTED AND CONDITIONAL USES ALLOWED IN AN R1, R2 AND COMMERCIAL ZONE. *Moved to 3rd Reading File

APPOINTMENTS:

1. Maria Flor Herrero– Member, University of Guam Board of Regents *Moved to Voting File
2. John T. Palomo – Member, Guam Parole Board *Moved to Voting File
3. Henry J. Taitano – Administrator, Guam Economic Development Authority Board *Moved to Voting File
4. Joseph C. Wesley – Member, Guam Parole Board *Moved to Voting File

UNSWORN DECLARATION: I hereby declare that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, under penalty of perjury of the laws of Guam, this declaration being sworn and made in lieu of an affidavit pursuant to Title 6 Guam Code Annotated §4308, at the place and date identified herein.
Rory J. Respicio